The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency , Katsina State Command, said it arrested seven drug traffickers between August 18 and August 25, 2020
NDLEA spokesman in Katsina , Mustapha Maikudi , announced the development in a statement on Saturday.
He said 73- year -old Umar Abdullahi of Mani Local Government Area of the state was among the seven suspects.
“ Others arrested within the period are Shehu Adamu , 32, from Bindawa Local Government Area( 10. 65 kg of weeds); Nura Salele , 59, from Funtua Local Government ( 10 bottles of cough syrup with codeine); Nuhu Nabayi Fafawa , 52, from Danmusa Local Government Area ( 5. 21kg of weeds) and Shuaibu Dangora , 50, from Dutsinma Local Government Area ( unspecified quantity of weeds ) .
“ The rest are Sadiqu Dahiru , 23, from Malumfashi Local Government Area ( 19. 2 kg of weeds) and Harisu Sa ’ adu, 20, from Safana Local Government Area, who was caught with Exol weighing 5 kgs and Tramadol 750 grams, ” the statement partly read .
Maikudi said the suspects would face prosecution after completion of investigation while warning drug dealers in the state to desist from the criminal act.